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Verdi: Aida - Highlights / Levine, Millo, Domingo, Zajick


Release Date: 06/14/1994 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 53506   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido DomingoTerry CookDolora ZajicSamuel Ramey,   ... 
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera OrchestraMetropolitan Opera Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Se quel guerrier io fossi!" 
2.
Aida: Or di Vulcano al tempio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Terry Cook (Baritone), Dolora Zajic (Mezzo Soprano), Samuel Ramey (Bass),
Placido Domingo (Tenor), Charles Anthony (Tenor), Aprile Millo (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3.
Aida: Ritorna vincitor! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Aprile Millo (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 7 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4.
Aida: Gloria all' Egitto by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Samuel Ramey (Bass)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5.
Aida: Grand March by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 1 Minutes 31 Secs. 
6.
Aida: Ballet Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
7.
Aida: Vieni, o guerriero vindice by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Samuel Ramey (Bass)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8.
Aida: O patria mia by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Aprile Millo (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 6 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Qui Radamès verrà...." 
9.
Aida: Ciel, mio padre!...Su dunque sorgete by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  James Morris (Bass), Aprile Millo (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 8 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10.
Aida: Pur ti riveggo...Là tra le foreste vergini by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Aprile Millo (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 9 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection continues with "Nel fiero anelito...Nè d'Amneris paventi...Fuggiam gli ardori...Sovra una terra estrania...Ah, no! Fuggiamo!...Nella terra avventurata...." 
11.
Aida: Ma dimmi; per qual via by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Samuel Ramey (Bass), Dolora Zajic (Mezzo Soprano), James Morris (Bass),
Aprile Millo (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
12.
Aida: L'abborita rivale a me sfuggia by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Dolora Zajic (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 5 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13.
Aida: Già i sacerdoti adunansi...Ah! tu dei vivere! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dolora Zajic (Mezzo Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Ah, tu dei vivere!" and continues "Chi ti salva...E la morte un ben supremo...." 
14.
Aida: La fatal pietra...O terra, addio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Aprile Millo (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15.
Aida: La fatal pietra...O terra, addio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Dolora Zajic (Mezzo Soprano), Aprile Millo (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 9 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

Sound Samples

Se quel guerrier io fossi! Celeste Aida (Radamès) (Highlights)
Or di Vulcano al tempio muovi (Il Re, Ramfis, Aida, Radamès, Amneris, Messenger, Coro) (Highlights)
Ritorna vincitor! (Aida) (Highlights)
I sacri nomi di padre (Aida) (Highlights)
Act II: Gloria all'Egitto ad Iside (Coro) (Highlights)
Marcia (Orchestra) (Highlights)
Ballabile (Orchestra) (Highlights)
Vieni, o guerriero vindice (Coro) (Highlights)
Act III: Qui Radamès verra! ... Oh patri mia (Aida) (Highlights)
Ciel! mio padre! (Aida & Amonasro) (Highlights)
Su, dunque! sorgette egizie coorti! (Amonasro & Aida) (Highlights)
Pietà! pietà! pietà! (Aida, Amonasro) (Highlights)
Pur ti riveggo, mia dolce Aida (Radamès & Aida) (Highlights)
Nel fiero anelito di nuova guerra - (Radamès & Aida) (Highlights)
Fuggiam gli ardori inospiti - (Aida, Radamès) (Highlights)
Ah no! Fuggiamo! (Radamès, Aida) (Highlights)
Ma, dimmi - (Aida & Radamès, Amonasro, Amneris) (Highlights)
Act IV: L'abborrita rivale a me sfuggia (Amneris, Radamès) (Highlights)
Ah! tu dêi vivere! (Amneris & Radamès) (Highlights)
Chi ti salva, sciagurato - (Amneris, Radamès) (Highlights)
La fatal pietra sovra me si chiuse (Radamès, Aida) (Highlights)
Presago il core della tua condanna - (Aida, Radamès) (Highlights)
Vedi? ... di morte l'angelo radiante a noi s'appressa - (Aida, Radamès, Coro) (Highlights)
O terra addio (Aida, Radamès, Amneris, Coro) (Highlights)

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